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617 SOCIAL

Do business.  Have fun!

Lounge-style Networking Events in Durham North Carolina.

Upcoming Events

  • Social Business Thursday-Speed Networking
    Social Business Thursday-Speed Networking
    Thu, Dec 07
    Durham
    Dec 07, 2023, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Durham, 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Dec 07, 2023, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Durham, 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Ready? Set, Network! Get ready to enjoy a form of networking that is easily the funnest way to meet new connections and business leads.
  • Social Business Thursday- Speed Networking
    Social Business Thursday- Speed Networking
    Thu, Nov 02
    Durham
    Nov 02, 2023, 6:00 PM – Nov 03, 2023, 10:00 PM
    Durham, 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Nov 02, 2023, 6:00 PM – Nov 03, 2023, 10:00 PM
    Durham, 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Ready? Set, Network! Get ready to enjoy a form of networking that is easily the funnest way to meet new connections and business leads.
  • Virtual Speed Networking
    Virtual Speed Networking
    Thu, Oct 26
    via zoom
    Oct 26, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    via zoom
    Oct 26, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    via zoom
    Jump into our virtual breakout rooms, meet a diverse mix of professionals from various fields, and let the clock do the rest! ⏰ In just a few minutes, you'll chat, laugh, and exchange ideas with fantastic individuals, all eager to connect just like you! 🗣️💬
  • Members Day Party @ The Slush
    Members Day Party @ The Slush
    Sun, Oct 22
    Durham
    Oct 22, 2023, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Durham, 321 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Oct 22, 2023, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Durham, 321 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Open to the public! MC, discount Slushy and free empanadas for 617 members. Must RSVP Don't forget to bring your business cards!
  • Social Business Thursday
    Social Business Thursday
    Thu, Oct 05
    Durham
    Oct 05, 2023, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Durham, 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Oct 05, 2023, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Durham, 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Ready? Set, Network! Get ready to enjoy a form of networking that is easily the funnest way to meet new connections and business leads.
  • Pop-up Headshots @ Social Business Thursday
    Pop-up Headshots @ Social Business Thursday
    Thu, Oct 05
    Durham
    Oct 05, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Durham, 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Oct 05, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Durham, 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    📸 Are you ready to level up your professional image? Join us at our monthly Speed Networking mixer AND capture your professional side at Social Business Thursday- Pop-Up Headshot event with Aaron D. Photography.🌟
  • Virtual Speed Networking
    Virtual Speed Networking
    Thu, Sep 21
    Via Zoom
    Sep 21, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Via Zoom
    Sep 21, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Via Zoom
    Welcome to Virtual Speed Networking - where connections are just a click away! 🚀💻 Say goodbye to long commutes and hello to making valuable professional connections from the comfort of your cozy space! 🏠🌟
  • Social Business Thursday- Speed Networking
    Social Business Thursday- Speed Networking
    Thu, Sep 07
    Durham
    Sep 07, 2023, 6:00 PM – Sep 08, 2023, 10:00 PM
    Durham, 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Sep 07, 2023, 6:00 PM – Sep 08, 2023, 10:00 PM
    Durham, 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Ready? Set, Network! Get ready to enjoy a form of networking that is easily the funnest way to meet new connections and business leads.
  • Member Day Party
    Member Day Party
    Mon, Sep 04
    Durham
    Sep 04, 2023, 2:00 PM – Sep 05, 2023, 6:00 PM
    Durham, 439 Chandler Rd, Durham, NC 27703, USA
    Sep 04, 2023, 2:00 PM – Sep 05, 2023, 6:00 PM
    Durham, 439 Chandler Rd, Durham, NC 27703, USA
    🌭🍔🍉🎉Get ready to fire up the grill and join us for a sizzling and sensational Member appreciation cookout that promises to be the highlight of your summer! 🌞🍔🎉 This is more than just a cookout – it's a fantastic opportunity to come together with fellow business owners to Network and Chill
  • Tips and Tricks to Grow Your Business using AI
    Tips and Tricks to Grow Your Business using AI
    Wed, Aug 16
    via Zoom
    Aug 16, 2023, 7:00 PM – Aug 17, 2023, 8:00 PM
    via Zoom
    Aug 16, 2023, 7:00 PM – Aug 17, 2023, 8:00 PM
    via Zoom
    We're thrilled to invite you to our upcoming virtual workshop on "Using AI"! If you're curious about how Artificial Intelligence is transforming industries and changing the way we work, this workshop is a must-attend.
  • Virtual Speed Networking
    Virtual Speed Networking
    Thu, Aug 10
    Virtual event via zoom
    Aug 10, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Virtual event via zoom
    Aug 10, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Virtual event via zoom
    Welcome to Virtual Speed Networking - where connections are just a click away! 🚀💻 Say goodbye to long commutes and hello to making valuable professional connections from the comfort of your cozy space! 🏠🌟
  • Raising Capital Virtual Marketing Workshop
    Raising Capital Virtual Marketing Workshop
    Thu, Jul 13
    Via Zoom. The link provided at checkout
    Jul 13, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Via Zoom. The link provided at checkout
    Jul 13, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Via Zoom. The link provided at checkout
    Are you an aspiring entrepreneur or a seasoned business professional seeking to take your venture to new heights? Join us for a FREE electrifying workshop designed to transform your fundraising game and propel your business forward!
  • Social Business Thursday
    Social Business Thursday
    Thu, Jul 06
    Durham
    Jul 06, 2023, 6:00 PM EDT – Jul 07, 2023, 10:00 PM EDT
    Durham, 341 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Jul 06, 2023, 6:00 PM EDT – Jul 07, 2023, 10:00 PM EDT
    Durham, 341 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Ready? Set, Network! Get ready to enjoy a form of networking that is easily the funnest way to meet new connections and business leads.
  • Slush Day Party
    Slush Day Party
    Sat, Jun 17
    Durham
    Jun 17, 2023, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Durham, 321 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Jun 17, 2023, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Durham, 321 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Open to the public! Discount Slushy and Empanadas with RSVP and Live DJ. Don't forget to bring your business cards!
  • Navigating the customer journey
    Navigating the customer journey
    Thu, Jun 08
    Virtual event via Zoom
    Jun 08, 2023, 7:00 PM – Jun 09, 2023, 8:00 PM
    Virtual event via Zoom
    Jun 08, 2023, 7:00 PM – Jun 09, 2023, 8:00 PM
    Virtual event via Zoom
    Attention all entrepreneurs, business owners, and marketing enthusiasts! Prepare to embark on a remarkable expedition through the intricate realm of customer journeys. Join us for an immersive workshop where you'll discover the compass to navigate your customers' desires and aspirations.
  • Social Business Thursday-Speed Networking
    Social Business Thursday-Speed Networking
    Thu, Jun 01
    American Underground
    Jun 01, 2023, 6:00 PM – Jun 02, 2023, 10:00 PM
    American Underground, 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Jun 01, 2023, 6:00 PM – Jun 02, 2023, 10:00 PM
    American Underground, 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Ready? Set, Network! Get ready to enjoy a form of networking that is easily the funnest way to meet new connections and business leads.
  • Vendor Meet & Eat
    Vendor Meet & Eat
    Sun, May 21
    The Slush
    May 21, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    The Slush , 321 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    May 21, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    The Slush , 321 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Join us for a Pancake & Slush Networking Event! A unique way to network with like-minded professionals and vendors over endless pancakes and Slush-mimosa's.
  • Members Drive Day Party
    Members Drive Day Party
    Sat, May 20
    Durham
    May 20, 2023, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Durham, 321 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    May 20, 2023, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Durham, 321 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Open to the public! Free Slushy, snacks and drinks for current and new members. Don't forget to bring your business cards!

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Welcome

If it's your first time here,

Welcome to 617 Social

where the assignment is simple
— Do business. Have fun!

We encourage you to

Come as you are

We are a community of local entrepreneurs, business professionals, and business development partners in Durham, North Carolina and surrounding areas who come together to form genuine connections, help each other succeed, and have fun in the process. #NetworkForTheCulture

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Make authentic connections

You're in good company

Our member network is a great place to connect with other local professionals and entrepreneurs in a variety of fields. Share experiences, learn from experts, and if you are feeling stuck, our community is here to offer support, guidance, and resources. 

Last, but not least...

We level-up together.

Your next client, your next partner, your next investor